July 21, 2018

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High School Football Recruiting: Benton High School

Photo Credit Russell Hedges

Josh Sibley played football for approximately thirteen years. He is now a scout with Louisiana Gridiron Football and is currently scouting high school level talent throughout Louisiana. He hopes to help recruits reach their full potential and get to that next level of play.

 

Benton High School is located in Benton, LA. Last season they finished with a district record of 7-0, and an overall record of 11-1.

 

Bubba Osby          Size|5| Speed|7| Strength|6| Technique|6| Hands|8| Overall|6.4|

JR SB/FS

Height: 5.09

Weight: 190

3 Star Recruit

 

Positives

  • Good Route Runner

Negatives

  • Overall Size
  • Footwork

Overall

Bubba has good speed and route running ability, however he should concentrate on his footwork as he has a tendency to rock back in his stance. He has good hands and catches the ball fluidly and gets up field. Could be a DI FCS or DII prospect. Here is a link. https://www.hudl.com/video/3/4181680/5a1489fb3448da27bcf5c544

 

Anthony Echols          Size|6| Speed|9| Strength|6| Technique|7| Hands|7| Overall|7.0|

JR DE/OLB

Height: 6.02

Weight: 210

4 Star Recruit

 

Positives

  • High Motor
  • Great Speed

Negatives

  • Footwork

Overall

Anthony has great speed and the ability to set the edge on run plays. He should work on adjusting his stance to shorten his get off during the off-season. He has a high motor and is always around the ball. Could be a DI FBS or FCS prospect. Here is a link. https://www.hudl.com/video/3/8143190/5a130f24da522d0e08ef8ec1

 

Jake Maranto          Size|4| Speed|7| Strength|7| Technique|7| Hands|6| Overall|6.2|

JR G/DT

Height: 5.10

Weight: 250

3 Star Recruit

 

Positives

  • Good Strength
  • High Motor

Negatives

  • Size

Overall

Jake has good speed and strength, however he lacks overall size. He has a high motor and plays with leverage, driving defenders off the ball and has the ability to get to the second level in blocking. Could be a DIII or NAIA prospect. Here is a link. https://www.hudl.com/video/3/7924117/5a1e21e99680ca0e647fc1c1

 

Michael Schoth          Size|6| Speed|8| Strength|5| Technique|6| Hands|7| Overall|6.4|

JR FS

Height: 6.01

Weight: 170

3 Star Recruit

 

Positives

  • Good Speed

Negatives

  • Bulk

Overall

Michael has good speed and read and react ability. However, he could use some additional bulk as well as practice his form tackling during the off-season. He does high point the ball and can win 50/50 balls. Could be a DI FCS or DII prospect. Here is a link. https://www.hudl.com/video/3/8143229/5a50683c4deaed24249fc0d3

 

Keldric Moody          Size|5| Speed|7| Strength|8| Technique|7| Hands|7| Overall|6.8|

JR RB/FB

Height: 5.09

Weight: 203

4 Star Recruit

 

Positives

  • Good Speed

Negatives

  • Size

Overall

Keldric has good speed and strength, however he should concentrate on his footwork during the off-season, as he has a tendency to take a false step at the snap of the ball. He runs with power and refuses to go down on initial tackles, this is where he picks up a lot of hidden yardage. Could be a DI FBS or FCS prospect. Here is a link. https://www.hudl.com/video/3/3759159/5a14fed44df5dd2164823794

 

Jeremy Hall          Size|7| Speed|9| Strength|4| Technique|6| Hands|8| Overall|6.8|

JR CB/SS

Height: 6.0

Weight: 178

4 Star Recruit

 

Positives

  • Great Speed

Negatives

  • Bulk

Overall

Jeremy has great speed and good read and react skills. However, he should work on his form tackling during the off-season and look to add some extra bulk. He has the ability to high point the ball and make catches in traffic. Could be a DI FBS or FCS prospect. Here is a link. https://www.hudl.com/video/3/8143225/5a295f32b53ec20d1407059a

 

Jayree Anderson          Size|4| Speed|8| Strength|3| Technique|5| Hands|6| Overall|5.2|

JR CB

Height: 5.09

Weight: 150

3 Star Recruit

 

Positives

  • Good Speed

Negatives

  • Bulk

Overall

Jayree has good speed and decent hands. He should concentrate on his tackling and footwork during the off-season as well as try to add some additional bulk. He has good read and react skills and uses them to find the ball in the air. Could be a DII or DIII prospect. Here is a link. https://www.hudl.com/video/3/8143871/5a3dbd2802b2aa0d7cd2f2a7

 

Legend Denler          Size|4| Speed|8| Strength|7| Technique|8| Hands|9| Overall|7.2|

JR WR

Height: 5.09

Weight: 155

4 Star Recruit

 

Positives

  • Great Speed

Negatives

  • Size

Overall

Legend has great speed and hands, however he needs overall size. He is an excellent route runner with good vision and can make catches in traffic. Could be a DII or DIII prospect. Here is a link. https://www.hudl.com/video/3/8143160/5a144a3ac11b7026807ecab7

 

If you’d like to be featured in Louisiana Gridiron Football Magazine this summer, then call Josh @ 240.750.7746. This magazine will be sent to every college in the country in July.